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Keeping the Signs of Aging at Bay in your 40s

It seems like it wasn’t that long ago people were saying 60 is the new 50. If that’s true, then 40 is the new 30. Look around when you drop your kids off at school and you’ll see why. More women are postponing kids and families for education and careers, which means we’re in our 40s when we’re dropping our kids off at middle school and signing up for the sports booster clubs. And we feel like we’re still in our 30s, leading active lifestyles and enjoying going out on the town or hanging …

Combating the Signs of Aging in Your 30s

Happy 3rd 29th birthday! How many times have you had a friend joke about turning 29 again? When we have our 16th birthday, or 21st, we’re so proud of those milestones and feel like we are finally an adult. But then the reality of aging sets in. There’s something about that milestone at 30 that all of a sudden turns birthdays from a time of celebrating to a feeling of impending doom. Those feelings of wanting to stop time and keep from aging are nothing to joke about. In fact, with a good skin …

Can’t Breathe Through Your Nose?

Many of us would agree that one of the things we love most about living in the state of North Carolina is also one of the most frustrating. Our beautiful, four seasons mean we get to enjoy a snow fall once in a while, bright-colored leaves in the fall, warm weather for outdoor activities in the summer, and of course, gorgeous blooms of dogwood, azaleas and other flowers in the spring. But those fall leaves, and especially the spring flowers, bring with them pollen and mold that cause allergy symptoms …

What Is Permanent Makeup?

Permanent Makeup Questions – Answered by Trish Welch, Penta Facial Plastic Surgery Center Licensed Aesthetician What is permanent makeup? – It is actually tattooing ink into either the brows or upper and lower eye liner. What are the benefits, why would I want this?| – You will not have to deal with putting brow pencil on every morning. And eyeliner enhances the eyes if you choose the permanent eyeliner you wake up looking your best every day. How long does it take? – First we …

Investing in Your Beautiful Self

BY W. COOPER SCURRY, JR, M.D. Whispering about someone’s “secret” plastic surgery isn’t so common these days, as more people are considering nudging their skin – just a bit – in all the right places. While opinions and conversations still vary widely when it comes to the topic of plastic surgery, it’s no secret that, unlike spending large amounts of money on designer outfits and luxury cars, investing in a facelift is an actual investment in YOU. Despite the fact that our bodies and …